Quiz: No American Will Pass This Medieval History Quiz. Can You?

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Medieval history buff? How much do you know about Medieval history, culture and people? Take this quiz to see how well you score!

 May 11, 2019

1 of 18Pick your answer!

What signaled the start of the era?
The fall of the Roman Empire
The fall of China
The Revolutionary War

2 of 18Pick your answer!

True or False: The Hundred Years War was exactly 100 years.
True
False

3 of 18Pick your answer!

Besides scaring off invaders, gargoyles were designed to be a:
Drainage system
Religious figure
Decoration

4 of 18Pick your answer!

What was another name for "stew"?
Tinky
Pottage
Gruel Mix

5 of 18Pick your answer!

What disease took out half the population?
The Red Death
Consumption
The Black Death

6 of 18Pick your answer!

What does Charlemagne's name mean?
Charles the Great
King Charles
Charles the Lesser

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Where were the Vikings believed to have come from?
Scandinavia
Germany
Hungary

8 of 18Pick your answer!

Which country was ruled by the Shoguns from 1192?
England
Japan
Italy

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Medicis was known for ruling what city?
Florence, Italy
London, England
Berlin, Germany

10 of 18Pick your answer!

The Vikings favored targeting __ when they raided Europe.
Horse troughs
Forests
Monestaries

11 of 18Pick your answer!

What piece of land did Vassal receive from a lord?
Acreage
Fief
Homestead

12 of 18Pick your answer!

True or False: Hygiene was a sign of being civilized.
False
True

13 of 18Pick your answer!

An important event during the Medieval times was ___.
The Crusades
The discovery of the New World
The discovery of the wheel

14 of 18Pick your answer!

What animal helped spread the plague?
Cats
Rats
Dogs

15 of 18Pick your answer!

How many wives did King Henry VIII have?
Six
Just one
Twelve

16 of 18Pick your answer!

To save money, it was common for people to own ___ jars.
Decanter
Pygg
Cruet

17 of 18Pick your answer!

In European history, the period between ancient and modern times is referred to as:
The Middle Ages
The Industrial Age
The Jazz Age

18 of 18Pick your answer!

True or False: Animals were convicted for their crimes.
False
True
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